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the united states encompassing all of central america, canada and even south america. this is what people think is going to happen. how do we deal with that situation? it is not a coincidence that william walker supports slavery. his idea, to bring african-american slaves into the area, some people -- enslave central americans themselves. a strange and unusual situation but filibustering is very unusual ending u.s./mexico war. and the seeming ease with which the u.s. took half of mexico's territory emboldened expansionists to say to get that much of mexico we can get central america no problem. [inaudible] >> kind in -- first question is -- has to do with immigrants coming to the united states from the 1840s, did they have an opinion or observation about war, and the integration to u.s. society, the second question is core montgomerie and does reporting affect the national attitudes or does it continue to fester the idea of manifest destiny? >> i read a lot about that. some people are basically implicated -- to go a peace treaty but basically a lot of support for that -- i don't think cor
? that would still be sacred ground. 100 miles north, a thousand miles south, 2,000 miles west, it's all holy. i believe every inch of america is sacred from sea to shining sea. i believe we make it wholly by who we welcome and by how we relate to each other, call it my muslim eyes of the american project. we may differ nations in tribes that you may come to know one another. there is no better place on earth and america to enact that vision. it is part of the definition of our nation. i said democracy is only of use that it may pass on and come to its power in fruits and manners in the highest form of interaction between man and belief in religion, literature, college, school. pluralism is not a birthright in america, its responsibility. pluralism does not fall from the sky, it does not rise up from the ground. people have fought for pluralism people have kept the promise. america is exceptional, not because there is magic in our soil, but because there is fierce determination and our citizens. the greatness of america lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in h
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